Occupation Profile – Music Director – (ANZSCO 211212) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleMUSIC DIRECTOR
ANZSCO Code211212
Occupations in this Group211211 Composer
211212 Music Director
211213 Musician (Instrumental)
211214 Singer
211299 Music Professionals nec
DescriptionConducts choirs, orchestras, bands, ensembles, opera companies and musical performances. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.
Skill Level1
SpecialisationsBand Leader
Choral Director
Orchestra Conductor
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-creating melodic, harmonic and rhythmic structures to express ideas and emotions in musical form
-translating ideas and concepts into standard musical signs and symbols for reproduction and performance
-undertaking research and liaising with clients when composing musical backing for television commercials, popular recordings, and radio, television and film productions
-auditioning and selecting musicians and Singers
-selecting music for performances and assigning instrumental parts to musicians
-directing musical groups at rehearsals and performances to achieve desired effects such as tonal and harmonic balance, rhythm and tempo
-studying and rehearsing repertoire and musical scores prior to performances
-playing music in recital, as an accompanist, or as a member of an orchestra, band or other musical group, from score and by memory
-performing music and songs according to interpretation, direction and style of presentation, using highly developed aural skills to reproduce music
Skills Assessment AuthorityVETASSESS
Related Occupations211211 Composer
211213 Musician (Instrumental)
211214 Singer
211299 Music Professionals nec
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)